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The IVI Team

IVI’s culture has evolved as we have grown, but at its roots is one thing: Our expert, talented team. We believe our employees’ commitment to our clients’ projects is unparalleled. Whether it was the handful of employees in our modest beginnings to where we are today, each team member goes above and beyond and is dedicated to the same goal: Finding the best air quality and material handling solutions for our clients. IVI’s low turnover ensures our team of experienced designers, fabricators, and installers have the intellectual knowledge and industry expertise to handle any design-build project.


Gerry Auler

CEO

    CEO, Gerry Auler, began his career as a sheet metal apprentice and eventually moved up through the ranks to become a field and shop foreman. In 1985, Auler became the head of the industrial ventilation department of a large mechanical contractor. In 1993, he left to fulfill his vision of forming a sheet metal company specializing in the industrial ventilation field – today known as IVI.


    Operations and Administration Team

    The key to IVI’s operations and administration team is simplicity. The company’s management is flat, providing project managers with decision-making power and direct contact with the client. It is an operation run on the shoulders of its talent.


    Engineering Team

    Our engineering team is diverse, providing even the smallest project the ability to access to on-staff expertise across disciplines including:

    • Civil/structural engineering
    • Electrical engineering
    • Environmental engineering
    • Industrial engineering
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Tissue/pulp and paper
    • Nonwovens and diapers
    • HVAC

    The engineering team is involved in the initial conceptualization of a design-build project as they begin developing a customized solution for you. They follow the project through to completion as project managers, keeping the lines of communication open among the project teams. Our engineering team is also trained on:

    • OSHA compliance
    • Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) compliance
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations
    • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) regulations

    Design Team

    IVI’s designers work hand-in-hand with our engineers, fabricators and field installation team, acting as the bridge between concept and build. They use the latest technology to provide the accurate engineering plans and airflow analysis diagrams. Their tools include AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, CosmoWorks and FloWorks.


    Shop Team

    Our experienced craftsman and journeyman have the training to perform the most complex metal fabrication. From stainless steel to galvanized, or aluminum to mold steel, our welders and fabricators are an integral part of each project – often lending hands-on expertise to the engineering and design teams.


    Field and Installation Team

    IVI’s field and installation teams consistently come with the highest recommendations in the field. Led by an installation project manager, our team is known for its efficient and expedient work. Their years of on-site experience have provided a systematic and detailed approach to working in partnership with the client’s team. Their goal: to reduce downtime so you can get back to doing what you do best.


    State-of-the-Art, Shipping Nationwide

    Situated in Greenville, Wisconsin, and Spartanburg, South Carolina, our manufacturing facilities are state-of-the-art and conveniently located to direct-ship to any location in the United States.

    We Guarantee Positive Results

    IVI systems have been designed for and installed in a wide range of manufacturing plants in various industries, nationwide. Our diverse team of engineers and mechanical designers develop solutions that guarantee positive results, including the fulfillment of Title V, OSHA indoor air quality standards, and DNR and EPA emission standards.

    Rooted in Our Qualified Team

    Our culture has evolved as we have grown, but at its roots is our qualified team. We started with only a handful of employees, but now we number over 70, and we are all dedicated to the same goal: finding the best solutions for our clients.

    Engineering Better Environments

    IVI believes in engineering better environments through controlling the quality of air itself. Through a unique, one-source combination of designing, engineering, metal fabrication, construction management and installation, IVI offers turnkey solutions essential to your indoor and outdoor air quality control management needs. We work with businesses that emit heat, particulates, dust or noxious fumes to ensure their workplace and the global environment remains clean and safe.

    The IVI Way

    The IVI Way is the way/process by which our team provides customers with quality, solution-based services while delivering on our five value propositions: Safety Record, Energy Efficiency, Production Efficiency, Reduction of Downtime, and Quality Materials and Craftsmanship

    Core Company Strengths

    IVI’s Technology-based solutions through an experienced and innovative engineering team enables world class fabrication capabilities; single point of responsibility on complete turnkey projects; and, projects completed on time and within budget.

    Contact IVI Today!

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